“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Starkville in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)

W.H. “Corn Club” Smith

W.H. "Corn Club" Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, December 2, 2011
1. W.H. "Corn Club" Smith Marker
Inscription. Eminent educator & agriculturist. Pres. of Miss. State U. & first Pres. of USM. Served as State Rural School Supervisor & State Supt. of Ed. Founded first Boys Corn Club in 1907, forerunner of 4-H & FFA Clubs.
Erected 1974 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Location. 33° 27.226′ N, 88° 49.419′ W. Marker is in Starkville, Mississippi, in Oktibbeha County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 12 and Lousiville Street, on the right when traveling east on State Highway 12. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Starkville MS 39759, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Greensboro Street Historic District (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hic A Sha Ba Ha Spring (approx. 0.7 miles away); Waverley (approx. 14.2 miles away); West Point (approx. 14.6 miles away); Howlin Wolf (approx. 14.6 miles away); Big Joe Williams (approx. 15.7 miles away).
Categories. Education
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 343 times since then and 58 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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